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DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

How a German filmmaker secretly captured Iran's illegal techno scene

She had to hide memory cards in her bra to collect footage of Iran's illegal desert raves. In her film "Raving Iran," director Susanne Regina Meures …

London Stopover Guide: How To Spend 6, 24 and 48 Hours In The City

London is a big ol’ city and one that’s forever changing, making it a great place to discover, no matter how long you’ve got. Of course, you can’t …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

7 Changes You'll Want To Make Once You Start Tracking Your Spending

When I suggest that clients track their spending, I often hear responses such as, “Every single dollar? You’ve got to be kidding! I don’t have time for that. If I spend so much time tracking, I won’t have time for anything else!”<p>Believe me, it might be worth it! My suggestion: For at least 90 days, …

Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>No matter what industry you are in or what job you do, you probably have experienced the frustration of working within a dysfunctional team — one marked by drawn-out discussions that led nowhere or heated conflicts that made communication difficult. To function properly, teams …

Tick, tick, tick: the five timebombs threatening Turnbull's campaign

I wonder which Sophie Mirabella story last week annoyed Liberal party HQ more: that she told voters in Indi they missed out on $10m local hospital funding as punishment for not re-electing her, or the claim that she shoved her opponent, independent MP Cathy McGowan, out of a photo with assistant …

Soul-searching in China as bystanders ignore woman being attacked in hotel

Video of the incident in Beijing is viewed millions of times and sparks debate about why witnesses to such violence so often turn a blind eye<p>The alleged perpetrator of a brutal attack on a woman in a Beijing hotel that has outraged China has been arrested in a city more than 750km from the Chinese …

Neural Networks: What Are They, And Why Is The Tech Industry Obsessed With Them?

The likes of Google and Facebook are pegging their futures on neural networks. Here’s why they’re the future of computing.<p>From Deep Dream to Deep Drumpf, everyone’s talking about neural networks these days. But what the heck <i>are</i> neural networks and what do they mean for the future of computing and …

Reasons You Should Use Fiverr Today

She was pregnant.<p>It was Friday morning when she found out. Friday afternoon, she got fired. She had two other kids to feed, and no idea how to do it. So she did what anyone who needed side cash would have done back in 2011.<p>She put an ad on Craigslist for her WordPress services.<p>No one responded. She …

Vinomofo secures record $25m raising from Blue Sky Ventures

Online wine seller Vinomofo has received a record-breaking tech start-up funding round, securing a $25 million investment from Blue Sky Venture …

The Slums of 1980s Glasgow Through the Lens of a French Photographer

Raymond Depardon's photo series captured everyday life in some of the city's most deprived neighborhoods amid the grind of Thatcher's Britain.<p>In 1980, French photojournalist Raymond Depardon was commissioned by a British newspaper to shoot a story in Glasgow. He knew nothing about the city and …

He Ditched His Hourly Banking Job For Life On The Beach As A Digital Nomad

Soaking up the sun in Cancun while he works on his online business, Navid Moazzez, 29, is living a life far different from the one he left behind as a part-time bank employee in Sweden, where he grew up. He’s able to go skydiving in Cabo San Lucas or literally swim with whale sharks in another part …

How Allergies And Aging May Be Fueling The Hot Sauce Boom

Hot sauce is a $1 billion market worldwide. While this may sound like a lot of money, consider that bottles of even the most famous chili sauces sell for about $2 each. Many for far, far less. It’s not just a billion dollars; it’s about a billion bottles of hot sauce. That’s one bottle for every …

Can we trust robots to make moral decisions?

Last week, Microsoft inadvertently revealed the difficulty of creating moral robots. Chatbot Tay, designed to speak like a teenage girl, turned into a Nazi-loving racist after less than 24 hours on Twitter. “Repeat after me, Hitler did nothing wrong,” she said, after interacting with various …

Privacy Is The New Money, Thanks To Big Data

The Apple/FBI showdown was the recent installment in an unfolding legal battle over privacy protection. Beginning with the Snowden revelations, it is widely thought that the major threat to our privacy in the digital era comes from the power of Big Government to access personal information stored …